Posts by Phillip Miller
Critical Thinking And Multitasking In Trial Preparation
Critical Thinking and Multitasking1 By Phillip H. Miller J.D LL.M/Trial Lawyer-Trial Consultant The ability to think critically and creatively (along with hard work and a smattering of luck) is the difference between the merely good lawyer, and the great lawyer. Unfortunately we are besieged with multiple distractions and demands every day, sometimes every hour. Having…Read More
Older Drivers Change Our Driving Population
As a personal injury lawyer and trial consultant I suggest it’s important for us to have this information regarding older drivers. The Facts About Older Drivers In 2020 there were 45.5 million licensed older drivers 65 years or older. This age group is growing faster than any other age group. Older drivers 75-79 saw the…Read More
Teen Driver – It’s A Dangerous Game
June Through August Is a Teen Driver Danger Period As a Nashville automobile accident attorney for nearly three decades I have come to watch accident trends and I’d like to share an important one with you. If you are parents or grandparents of a Teen Driver it might well scare the wits out of you…Read More
Expert Testimony: Which Jurors Will Adopt It and Why?
Experts are an indispensable part of many lawsuits. But qualification as an expert does not guarantee that a jury will adopt the expert’s opinion, even if unopposed. What happens when expert testimony reaches the jury? Whether it is contradicted or un-contradicted, will jurors adopt it? Before I share my recent paper on the subject, I…Read More
Is There A Juror Bias Against Expert Witnesses?
On June 16, Attorney Phillip Miller will talk about Expert Testimony vs. Lay Opinion – Is There a Juror Bias Against Experts Phillip Miller, maintains an active practice in Nashville in addition to consulting nationally as a deposition/trial strategist. His innovative approaches and case strategy work, including techniques like the “Miller Mousetrap” have earned him…Read More
Human Trafficking Lawsuit Filed In Nashville
This past Monday, Philadelphia attorneys Brian Kent, Stewart Ryan, and Alexandria MacMaster of Laffey, Bucci & Kent, LLP and Nashville attorney Phillip Miller of Miller Law Offices announce the filing of a lawsuit against Lorin Ashton, an Electronic Dance Music DJ known as Bassnectar, Amorphous Music, Inc., Bassnectar Touring, Inc., Redlight Management, Inc., C3 Presents, L.L.C, and Interactive Giving…Read More
Need To Focus Group Your Big Case?
I couldn’t wait to tell you about this Focus Group Program opportunity from the American Association of Justice so here it is. The program is “Virtual Case Analysis: Online Focus Groups and One-on-One Strategy Planning” from March 31-April 2. This is all done by zoom so you get all the information you would expect (including…Read More
Online Focus Group Checklist
For those of you who follow my Blog, read my book on Focus Groups, attended a seminar or private session, you know that I am a major proponent of personal, face-to-face focus groups. That said, the reality of the Covid19 pandemic presently makes that a near impossibility. Hopefully things will change again and soon. To…Read More
The Future Of Litigation
Our online lecture on The Future of Litigation featuring Richard Susskind is now available for online viewing. WATCH HERE Approved for 1.5 hours of MCLE credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE, including 0.75 hours of Legal Ethics/Professional Responsibility credit. Professor Richard Susskind OBE is an author, speaker, and independent adviser to major professional…Read More
Trial Preparation: The Patience Of Jurors
The patience of jurors is limited. Learn how to fight the urge for one more question, one more witness, and still give the jurors what they need. Join Jim Lees, Heidi DiLorenzo and myself, Phillip Miller at AAJ’s Speedy Trials Webinar Series to learn the exact techniques that you’ll need to make your case prep more efficient,…Read More